Hello my name is Alex and I will help you with this.
Do you know who she sold it to? Have you reported this to the Police please?
HI police said it is a civil case and are not interested and she wont talk to me anymore i have messaged her on facebook she has read it but will not reply.
I would have thought this was a criminal case as you were asking your friend to look after it, your friend has sold the dress and kept the money which is theft.
You should go back to the Police as theft is defined as appropriation of property belonging to another with permanent intention to deprive. Your friend certainly has done that.
Otherwise you need to issue proceedings.
You need to write and set out your losses and request a payment to replace the dress within 14 days or say you will go to Court within 14 days. You should make sure you send this recorded delivery and keep a copy.
If they do not pay you then you can issue proceedings in the County Court. You can either do this online at: www.moneyclaim.gov.uk or by completing form N1 http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n001-eng.pdf and take it to your local County Court.
The Court will then issue a claim which a copy will be sent to the Defendant who will have a limited time to defend it, if not you can enter Judgment and enforce.
If the matter is defended it will be set down for a trial. If the claim is for £10,000 or less it will be a small claim and you will not need representation.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
She has said she sold it as I owed her money but I didn't will that make any difference.
No, you can still make a claim.
She did not have the right to sell the dress as you did not agree to it
If she has admitted it does that make it a strong case?
If you had said, yes sell it and keep the money for any debt that would be different.
But I assume you did not.
That makes it stronger ys
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